Engineering - Electrical & Electronic Engineering - Structured

NUI Galway


Course Name Engineering - Electrical & Electronic Engineering - Structured
Course Provider NUI Galway
Course Code 1SPE1 1SPE2
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 10 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Galway City
Qualification Letters PhD
Application Date

Expand+PhD (full-time, four years); applications are made online via the NUI Galway Postgraduate Applications System.

New entrants may register for the programme from September to March each year.

The thesis remains central to the award of the PhD an...

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Duration Course Code: Structured PhD, full-time—1SPE1 (four years duration) Structured PhD, part-time—1SPE2 (six years duration)
Course Fee

Expand+Postgraduate Tuition Fees
Fees can be subject to change from year to year. Please check for exact individual course fees. Fees quoted are all per annum fees.

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Financial Support Grants
Comprehensive information is available online at Grant applications can also be made online at

Tax Relief
Full- and part-time students may be entitled to tax relief on tuition fees. Applications for tax relief on course fees paid must be made using an application form available from the Revenue Commissioners. See The maximum amount of tax relief on tuition fees is €7,000 per annum.
Entry Requirements PhD: A high Honours standard in the primary degree.
Comment Changes to programmes: Please note that there may be changes to course curriculum and delivery due to COVID-19. At all times, delivering on course learning outcomes whilst protecting the health and wellbeing of our students will be the priority. Updates on course delivery will be communicated to students and prospective students based on public health guidelines and advice.
Course Content Course overview
The Structured PhD is a 4-year programme which offers added value to the core component of doctoral training. Students on this programme are offered disciplinary or dissertation specific modules, as well as generic and transferable skills designed to meet the needs of an employment market that is wider than academia.

The programme is flexible and student centred, as candidates choose their own pathways in consultation with their Supervisor and Graduate Research Committee.
Research Areas Research Areas:
Biomedical Engineering
Exercise Engineering
Ambient assisted Living
Biomedical Electronics
Rehabilitation Engineering
Cardiovascular Electronics
Medical Imaging
Automotive Electronics
Diagnostic & Therapeutic Engineering for Cancer
Power Electronics
Energy Conversion
Bio-inspired Electronics
Reconfigurable Computing
Embedded Systems
Web Technologies
Further Enquiries Ms. Mary Costello, Administrator,
Electrical & electronic Engineering,
NUI Galway
T: +353 91 492 728
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